Your Child Needs A 6 Month Checkup

2018-12-10T11:41:23+00:00

Wake Pediatric Dentistry provides comprehensive dental care for general preventative needs for your children. Our goal is to help kids maintain their oral health and educate them on the importance of good oral hygiene. Wake Pediatric Dentistry offers a few reasons why keeping a child’s appointments is so important. What to expect at a 6-month [...]

Your Child Needs A 6 Month Checkup2018-12-10T11:41:23+00:00

Meet Dr. Ken Benson

2018-12-10T17:55:19+00:00

The team at Wake Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, located in Raleigh NC, is pleased to welcome new provider Dr. Kenneth Benson. Dr. Benson attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for both his undergraduate and graduate studies in dentistry.  He continued his education at Virginia Commonwealth University where he completed his Oral & Maxillofacial [...]

Meet Dr. Ken Benson2018-12-10T17:55:19+00:00

What Does That Dental Term Mean?

2018-12-10T17:57:51+00:00

When it comes to your dental health, it is important to know and understand common dental terms and procedures so that you can make the best and most informed decision about your oral care. Talking to your dentist about anything you don't understand or have questions about in relation to your dental health is always [...]

What Does That Dental Term Mean?2018-12-10T17:57:51+00:00

Do You Know How To Handle A Dental Emergency?

2018-10-01T09:14:57+00:00

You do your best to take good care of your kids' teeth. They brush and floss regularly, wear proper mouthpieces when playing contact sports, and visit the dentist every six months. Unfortunately, that doesn't mean that emergencies won't ever happen. If your child has experienced a dental emergency, you need to know how to respond [...]

Do You Know How To Handle A Dental Emergency?2018-10-01T09:14:57+00:00

Your Dental Benefits Will Expire Soon – Use Them Now!

2018-06-25T13:29:14+00:00

As the Fall season begins, our patients' parents ask us to remind them to schedule their child's cleaning/exam appointment or their treatment appointment so they may have time to utilize their 2018 insurance benefits and/or their healthcare flexible spending account. Did you know? Your dental insurance policy allows for a certain dollar amount of coverage [...]

Your Dental Benefits Will Expire Soon – Use Them Now!2018-06-25T13:29:14+00:00

Your Infant Needs Dental Care Too!

2018-07-16T16:09:07+00:00

The mouth of an infant requires preparation to guarantee dental health and to prepare for the growth of teeth. Parents should develop the habit of cleaning a baby's gums soon after birth. Most babies don't start teething and developing baby teeth until they are six months old but dental care is important from the very [...]

Your Infant Needs Dental Care Too!2018-07-16T16:09:07+00:00

Nail Biting: How It Affects Your Teeth and How To Stop!

2018-04-05T13:58:17+00:00

Wake Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry cautions our patients about the dangers of nail biting on your teeth. Nail biting is one of the so-called "nervous habits" that can be triggered by stress, excitement, or boredom. Experts say that about thirty percent of children and fifteen percent of adults are nail biters, however most will stop [...]

Nail Biting: How It Affects Your Teeth and How To Stop!2018-04-05T13:58:17+00:00

5 Flossing Tips for Kids

2018-04-05T14:00:20+00:00

Teaching a child to floss is an ongoing challenge. It's hard to know whether or not they're doing a good enough job, and sometimes, you might not even be sure if they're doing it at all! From the time your child has enough teeth for them to touch and they're eating solid food, it's important [...]

5 Flossing Tips for Kids2018-04-05T14:00:20+00:00

Can Children Get Gum Disease?

2018-04-05T14:03:06+00:00

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, sounds like an adult problem. As long as kids can keep their mouths cavity-free, they're doing just fine, right? Not exactly. In fact, the American Academy of Periodontology said, "Epidemiologic studies indicate that gingivitis of varying severity is nearly universal in children and adolescents," although it usually is less serious [...]

Can Children Get Gum Disease?2018-04-05T14:03:06+00:00

A Look at the Anatomy of a Tooth

2018-04-05T14:03:57+00:00

A tooth is a lot more complicated than just the hard enamel exterior. Most of us don’t really know the components of a tooth or what each part does. Understanding what comprises a tooth and how the parts work together is an important part of your general dental health. Working from the top, down and [...]

A Look at the Anatomy of a Tooth2018-04-05T14:03:57+00:00